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Walter Brunton BLAIKIE

Regimental number1898
Place of birthYarrow Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMcKimmie Road, Bicton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Bartholomew Blaikie, McKimmie Road, Bicton, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2537 Pte Thomas BLAIKIE, 44th Bn, killed in action, 31 July 1917; 2020 Pte William BLAIKIE, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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